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Oct 24, 2011 5:30pm PDT
president in nevada tonight and starts us off from there. kristen, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the unemployment rate here in nevada is above 13%, so this state is up for grabs in 2012. earlier today president obama announced help for homeowners. here in this las vegas neighborhood. president obama on the road again, accusing a divided congress of foot dragging. >> we can't wait for an increasingly dysfunctional congress to do its job. >> reporter: the president used the power of his office and the optics of a suburban street to sidestep lawmakers, announcing the expansion of a mortgage refinancing program. >> now, this is a painful burden for middle class families and it's also a drag on our economy. when a home loses its value, a family loses a big chunk of their wealth. >> reporter: the plan, starting december 1, specifically targets homeowners with underwater mortgages who owe more than their homes are currently worth. those who have mortgages owned or guaranteed by government lenders fannie mae and freddie mac, loans made on or before may 31, 2009, and are c
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Oct 28, 2011 6:30pm EDT
fees, but it will drop that debit card fee for customers who use direct deposit on their paycheck, who use a bank of america credit card and also who maintain a minimum balance. no word on what that minimum balance might be. in the past it's been thousands of dollars. for a quick sampling of public opinion about those debit card fees look no further than youtube. >> i have a bone to pick with bank of america. >> pay off whatever checks you have and withdraw all of your money. >> bank wars! >> reporter: while bank of america, wells fargo, sun trust and regions financial are sticking with their plans to charge customers a monthly fee for debit card purchases some of their biggest competitors have decided not to go along including u.s. bancorp., pnc, citi. chase is abandoning its plans. >> this was a netflix moment for bank customers. they have been hearing about one new fee after another and this one was the one that tipped them over the edge. >> reporter: experts warn, look out for so-called stealth fees for receiving a paper statement, for using a teller, fees for not using your accoun
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Oct 21, 2011 6:30pm EDT
with us, chuck, if you will. we want to turn next to our chief foreign correspondent richard engel who's covered the iraq war since day one. he joins us tonight in studio. this decision today does bring risk. >> it certainly does and the risks are significant. the iraqi government is weak, corrupt. the iraqi state remains very unstable, but soon it will be up to iraqis themselves. without u.s. help to determine their fate. in just ten weeks, america's war in iraq will finally, truly be over. nearly nine years after it began with shock and awe. >> the dangers to our country and the world will be overcome. >> the iraqi capitol city has been the target of two strikes. >> reporter: the 21-day assault on baghdad and the hunt for weapons of mass destruction that weren't there. >> we got him. [ cheers ] >> reporter: a quick victory began a bloody insurgency and then a civil war. all along the way, u.s. troops, 166,000 at the peak in 2007, have been fighting, building and dying. 4,469 u.s. troops killed. 32,213 injured. iraqi deaths -- almost 150,000. but many iraqis believe it's a million
NBC
Oct 23, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. what is behind a dramatic increase in the use of antidepressants, especially among women. >>> and the great pumpkin, one man sharing the symbol of the season and making a very big difference. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. in eastern turkey tonight, some people are digging with their hands in a desperate search for the living after a deadly earthquake jolted the region this afternoon. the quake with a magnitude of 7.2 was centered close to the iranian border near the city of van, but caused damage across a wide area. scores of buildings have collapsed, trapping an unknown number of people. said the mayor of one hard hit town, people are in agony. we can hear their screams. at least 138 people are dead. but that number is expected to quickly and dramatically climb. nbc's ana bell roberts is following developments for us from london tonight with this report. >> reporter: it may be night, but the rescue work continues. local people join the overwhelmed emergency crews to dig through the rubble in the hopes of finding survivors. and they do, a young woman
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Oct 19, 2011 7:00pm EDT
yang starting us off tonight from zanesville. thanks to you both. >>> now to politics. as we said it was a tension convention in las vegas. a lively debate where the leaders tore into each other and some are calling it a turning point in the gop race for the personal turn it took. our political director, chief white house correspondent chuck todd is in our d.c. newsroom tonight. good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. everybody knew at some point rick perry would have to jurp start the campaign. he did and so did other candidates. the result, a debate with romney on the defensive all night long. it's the defining picture of the debate. mitt romney grabbing perry's shoulder in the heat of the exchange. >> you hired illegals in your home and you knew about it for a year. and the idea that you stand here before us and talk about that you're strong on immigration is, on its face, the height of hypocrisy. >> reporter: perry was referring to the 2007 boston globe report that romney knowingly used a lawn service that employed undocumented immigrants. this personal attack took rom
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Oct 27, 2011 5:30pm PDT
we ever took for headache or aches or pains. that was before we discovered its uses in heart attack prevention, stroke prevention and just now the news is breaking tonight about its use against colon cancer. put it this way. a bottle of generic aspirin, $4.29. medical research, tens of billions of dollars. a household item that could prevent a range of illnesses, priceless. that's how we begin the broadcast tonight with our chief science correspondent robert bazell. >> reporter: it is more powerful evidence that one of the oldest and cheapest medicines on earth may be one of the most beneficial. british researchers studied people like keith reiger who inherited the gene for lynch syndrome which puts him at very high risk for colon cancer. rieger and his father have had colon cancer. two of his three children inherited the gene. one died at 22 from colon cancer. in the study, 861 people with lynch syndrome took either two 300-milligram tablets of aspirin or a placebo. scientists followed them for two years after they stopped taking the aspirin. >> we reduced by 60% the numbers of col
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Oct 22, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. mike taibbe, nbc news, new york >>> nbc's richard engle is here with us tonight. you have been in the thick of it so many times with troops i know you're still in contact with. what are you hearing from them about the end of this war? >> reporter: when you spend time with troops they become your friends. we are still in contact via e-mail and facebook. and they are saying that it wasn't worth it. that the difficult re-entry home, not coming back to the economic opportunities that they thought they would have, problems with their families, problems with their spouses, it wasn't worth it. and that is the same message i'm hearing time and time again. >> if we pose the same question, is it worth it to the average iraqi citizen what do you sus we'd hear? >> reporter: i've spoken with iraqis. they say toppling saddam hussein was the best thing that could have happened to iraq but that everything else they could have done without. >> let's look at what iraq, this current government faces right now. they've got a turkish incursion on their northern border, terrorism that seems to be rampa
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Oct 11, 2011 5:30pm PDT
, brian. >> chuck todd in our d.c. newsroom starting us off. chuck, thanks. as we mentioned, these two men only granted one sitdown interview today. it was with nbc's jamie gangel. she's with us tonight from lebanon, new hampshire. jamie, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. this is a big endorsement for mitt romney. it sends the message that he's the choice of a popular republican governor that many in the party wanted so run. and romney left open the possibility that if nominated, he would consider chris christie for vice president. why are you endorsing him? >> he's the best person for the job. it's simply on the merits, and the fact is, that we need to make sure that barack obama's a one-term president for america's future. and i've looked at all the republican candidates, i've met with many of them. and there's no question in my mind that governor romney is the person who gives us the best chance of winning back the white house in 2012. and i want to do everything i can to help him. >> did he promise you anything? >> absolutely nothing. >> vice president christie? >> no
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Oct 20, 2011 5:30pm PDT
libya, richard engel here in studio with us. richard, for most of our adult life really, an era is over. >> most libyans never knew another leader. these are shocking images that will resonate not only around the middle east but around the world. an arab dictator killed by his own people. gadhafi's final moments, injured, dazed, manhandled and dying, captured by rebels who prop him up on the hood of a car to take pictures, proof of life, but he wouldn't live much longer. [ gunfire ] >> reporter: news of gadhafi's death triggered wild celebrations across libya. he was killed in sirte, his hometown, in a neighborhood called district 2. fighting there has been intense for weeks. the reason is now obvious. the rebel assault devastated district 2, so today moammar gadhafi tried to escape. in a convoy with body guards he attempted to slip out of sirte, but the convoy was spotted and u.s. officials say targeted by a nato air strike. gadhafi survived the strike. witnesses say he managed to crawl to a nearby drainpipe under a bridge. it was there, in a pipe, that the former dictator was found by
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Oct 31, 2011 7:00pm EDT
tonight. nbc's ron allen is in hartford for us. ron, good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, brian. this is still the scene in so many places across new england. look at all these trees and power lines still down. all these homes in the dark again tonight. in fact, across the state of connecticut, more than half the residents still do not have power. it's been three days, and it may be more than a week. work crews made some progress today but the damage across the northeast is overwhelming. destruction caused by that disastrous mix of heavy, wet snow falling on trees with fall foliage that pulled down power lines. >> the number of crews -- i think i'm right about this -- is unprecedented. >> reporter: this record-breaking nor'easter roared up the east coast this weekend dumping as much as 31 inches of snow in northern new england. over 1,000 trees were lost in new york's central park. and it was deadly as well. with at least 11 people killed. and some narrow escapes. >> if i would stay in the car two more seconds, i would be dead today. >> reporter: many worry if this bizarr
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Oct 26, 2011 7:00pm EDT
mortgage refinancing, the president used executive action. today claiming he has the authority to accelerate a program that congress had already adopted. capping student loan payments at 10% of a graduate's income and allowing graduates to consolidate certain federal loans to get lower monthly interest rates. the administration argued today's actions will help improve the overall economy. >> that means you will be more confident and comfortable to buy a house or save for retirement. that will give our economy a boost at a time when it desperately needs it. >> reporter: some economists warn the impact will likely be minimal. >> my suspicion is it's not going to be that large in the short run. any short run effect is likely to be dominated by students deciding, i can now take the risk of borrowing more. >> reporter: the president kept up his steady tongue lashing of congress for failing to pass his jobs bill. by visiting this denver university he's also trying to re-energize one of his core constituencies that put him in office -- young people. a key republican pushed back today in
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Oct 3, 2011 7:00pm EDT
starts us off tonight in perugia, italy. lester, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. this was all an appeal to her 2009 conviction on six criminal counts. today, the judge ruled that five of those counts would be thrown out. the lone remaining conviction, a slander charge related to her false accusation of a suspect early in the investigation. that, said the judge, carries a three-year sentence. she's been in prison four years. now we expect her to leave italy as soon as tomorrow as a free woman. after a four-year struggle to clear her name the final verdict for amanda knox took just minutes. [ speaking in a foreign language ] >> reporter: the 24-year-old seattle native collapsed into the arms of her lawyers as her family gathered in the courtroom and swept each other up in their arms after the jury overtushed her conviction in the murder of her roommate meredith kercher. her sister spoke after. >> we are thankful amanda's nightmare is over. she suffered for four years for a crime she didn't commit. >> reporter: cheering was heard inside the courtroom where amanda knox wai
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Oct 5, 2011 5:30pm PDT
colleague janet shamlian joins us now. janet? >> reporter: george, here at the head quarters of apple, the birthplace of so much of the technology that steve jobs created and that the world uses, the campus is in mourning. you can see the flags behind me flying at half staff. and online at apple.com, simply a picture of steve jobs and the dates of his birth and death. apple has just released a statement that says, we are deeply saddened to announce that steve jobs passed away today. steve's brilliance, passion and energy for the source of countless innovations that improve all of our lives. the world is immeasurably better because of steve. it is a statement millions of his users, his fans all over the world would agree with. george? >> thank you, janet. once again, steve jobs, the man who gave the world the macintosh computer, the ipod, the iphone and the ipad dead at 56. now back to brian williams. we begin tonight with what has become by any measure a pretty massive protest movement. while it goes by the official name occupy wall street it has spread steadily and far beyond wall street.
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Oct 25, 2011 5:30pm PDT
means hope. tonight crews down at the site where azra and her family were rescued are using that hope and sense of urgency to search for another relative, azra's father, who is still missing and said to be at home when the earthquake struck. brian? >> michelle, thanks. michelle franzen on the scene in turkey for us tonight. >>> president obama is headed to denver where he is set to announce a plan to help lower some monthly student loan payments, but it's what he said on his way there that got some attention today. kristen welker traveling with the president with us from denver. kristen, these comments, what i saw of them, seem to go to the core of american spirit and capability these days. >> reporter: that's right. they absolutely do. president obama talking about things like the hoover dam, and we'll get to that in just one second, brian, but for the second consecutive day, president obama is using his executive power to, as he says, help those that are struggling with this economy. yesterday it was underwater mortgages. today it's student loans. as we're saying, according to white
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Oct 4, 2011 7:00pm EDT
running for president. and while he said that, many times before in interviews with all of us. today he admitted that this effort lately to draft him into the race did have an effect and he did reconsider before saying no. today he talked about his deliberations, about his weight, about his state and the race for president, where it stands. it's where we begin tonight with our political director, chief white house correspondent chuck todd. >> now is not my time. >> reporter: and with that, new jersey governor chris christie ended the latest political frenzy about his future. despite months of denials, christie did acknowledge the recent pressure on him to enter the race gave him pause. >> i will always be grateful for their confidence in me. >> reporter: this was not the first time christie has said no publicly to a run. >> i said, what do i have to do short of suicide to convince people i'm not running. >> reporter: he said today would be the last. >> new jersey, whether you like it or not, you're stuck with me. i don't want to leave this job, i made a commitment to the people of new j
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Oct 2, 2011 6:30pm EDT
this morning on the north texas ranch leased by perry's father and used by both men for hunting. for generations a large flat rock greeted visitors at the entrance baring the ranch's racially offensive name. perry says his father painted over the sign in 1983, but the report quotes anonymous visitors to the ranch stay they saw the sign more recently. today, cane, a campaign rival was critical. >> the n word is probably one of the most vile, negative words in our culture. and i just found it insensitive that they allowed it, that he allowed it, his family allowed tight be there so long. >> the perry campaign responded quickly. mr. cane is wrong about the perry's family quick action to eliminate the word on the rock. but is right the word wrilt in by others long ago is sensitive an -- insensitive and offensive. >> reporter: chris christie, reviewing the new jersey national guard. but not answering questions about his presidential plans. and last night, president obama gave an impassion address to a major gay rights group. >> don't ask, don't tell is history. >> reporter: mr. obama was
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Oct 16, 2011 3:30pm PDT
racer dan wheldon. tonight, the racing world is in deep mourning. nbc's john yang is with us in new york with late details. >> reporter: this was a horrific crash. many drivers saying it is the worst they have ever seen. 15 cars, only the 12th lap of this race, 15 cars involved, wheldon's car went flying over the top of another car, into the fence that runs above the barrier on the outside of the track. he was taken by helicopter to the hospital where he died later. at least three other drivers have been taken to the hospital, though the early indications are that their injuries are not life threatening. wheldon, twice won the indianapolis 500 including this year. this was the final race of the indy car season. and many drivers had expressed concern, the field was especially large, 34 cars in the -- on the track. it was a very crowded track. the race was called off. the drivers are performing -- decided to perform a five-lap salute to wheldon. dan wheldon, 33 years old, dead after this horrific crash in las vegas. >> john, thank you. >>> in washington today, it was as president obama des
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Oct 14, 2011 5:30pm PDT
cities worldwide. brian? >> mara schiavocampo starting us us off in lower manhattan tonight, thanks. >>> in southern california, tonight prosecutors there are saying they will seek the death penalty against the man charged with shooting nine people, killing eight of them in a rampage in the salon in the seaside town of seal beach. nbc's kristen dahlgren reports tonight on a case that shocked the community and reduced the district attorney to tears when he went before cameras today. >> mr. dekraai, what's your full name, sir? >> scott evans dekraai. >> reporter: in an orange county courtroom, 41-year-old scott dekraai sat quietly, very different from what prosecutors said he had a rage filled killing spree. >> he was willing to end any life in his path and he did. >> reporter: an emotional district attorney says dekraai was carrying three guns and seeking revenge. >> he was not satisfied with murdering his intended target, his ex-wife. for almost two minutes, dekraai shot victim after victim. >> reporter: he was in a custody dispute with his ex-wife, one of the first to be shot but n
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Oct 9, 2011 6:30pm EDT
religion become an issue with voters? nbc's mike viqueira joins us now from the white house with more on this. good evening. >> reporter: good evening to you, lester. there is more fallout today over the texas pastor's remarks attacking mitt romney's faith. after years of wrestling of the issues of politics and faith, religion and politics, many are asking the question does it all still matter? >> how are you all doing? >> reporter: turning out the herman cain in south carolina, some gop voters were put off by the attack on mitt romney's faith. >> i don't believe that the mormon is a bad cult. >> it is definitely a form of christianity, but to say that again is very divisive and i don't think it is helping anything right now. >> reporter: today, gop candidates were shying away from the controversy. >> senator, do you think mormonism is a cult? >> no, i don't. >> mitt romney, is he a nonchristian? >> i'm not running for thee lodgen in stave. >> reporter: the firestorm began this weekend in washington when texas pastor robert jeffress introduced rick perry, praising his devout fait
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Oct 5, 2011 6:30pm EDT
, the problems in the financial sector for getting us into this mess and they are dissatisfied with the policy response here in washington. at some level, i can't blame them. >> reporter: experts say though largely undefined the movement has a lot of potential. >> just as a show of support, to have thousands of people out on the streets agreeing with the fundamental demand at issue that the protesters are raising, i think, means they have already won. >> reporter: despite a heavy police presence, today's march was orderly and there were few arrests. a departure from last weekend when 700 were taken into custody in a single day. brian? >> mara schiavocampo starting us off in lower manhattan tonight. thanks. in greece today, just about the entire country was shut down by protests over their on going debt crisis. protesters clashed with police as the strike closed all government operations including schools, mass transit, courts, air traffic control, even hospitals. they are protesting tax increases, pay cuts aimed at lowering greece's budget deficit which is a condition for any more inter
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Oct 30, 2011 6:30pm EDT
emergency. lester? >> ron allen starting us off tonight. the weather channel's mike seidel is in new jersey. you heard the man say we don't want six months of winter. a lot of folks want to know, is this an aberration or are we witnessing the start of an early and long winter? >> reporter: one weather event, no matter how extraordinary this one was, really doesn't bear watching in what lies ahead for the next four to five months. it may be another cold and snowy winter like last year, it may not be. but there's no connection between what happened yesterday and what we're facing over the next several months and through the winter season. let's nut early season snowfall in perspective. first, some spots have a lot of snow. they're shoveling snow. they hadn't even had their first frost. here in west milford, some folks were out mowing their grass on friday and now share shoveling snow and cleaning up tree branches. in new york city, the average first measurable snow comes in december. this is a full six weeks early. and the big issue was the fact that we had leaves on the trees and that
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Oct 6, 2011 5:30pm PDT
us something to point to with pride. he gave us the icons, fonts, shuffles and swipes of our modern lives. he was relentless, exacting and unique and he was dying of cancer during some of the most productive years of his life. steve jobs was apple and steve jobs was the american innovator of the modern age. he's gone at the age of 56 and we remember him tonight beginning with nbc's george lewis. >> reporter: with the help of a top design team, jobs turned electronic gadgets into objects of desire. there was the macintosh computer in 1984. >> and it has turned out insanely great. >> reporter: the ipod in 2001. and then in 2007 -- >> today, apple is going to reinvent the phone. >> reporter: -- the iphone. and in 2010, the ipad. >> so all these things, one after another after another it's like homerun, homerun, homerun. and there's only one babe. >> reporter: in 1976 steve woszniak and jobs cofounded apple and within ten years it had turned into a $2 billion company with 4,000 employees. >> they were the most fun years of my life. >> reporter: it wasn't all fun. after losing a corporat
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Oct 15, 2011 5:30pm PDT
databases, tools investigators have now used to possibly link gacy to 27 unsolved cases around the country. >> we're running out some of these leads right now, and we're just finding some intriguing patterns. >> reporter: technology can now answer decades-old questions about one of the most monstrous crimes in u.s. history. and chillingly it may be raising some new ones. stephanie gosk, nbc news, chicago. >>> there is more to come here tonight. there's something about an angel and how it's making a difference. >>> finally tonight, on the wings of angels. the story of how one maryland woman found inspiration from above to help lift the spirits and hopes of those battling cancer, both the patients and those fighting on their behalf. nbc's anne thompson has our "making a difference" report tonight. >> reporter: what makes an angel? a halo? wings? jennifer nyland has a different answer. what's an angel to you? >> awww. bobbie burnett. honestly. truly. >> reporter: 29 years ago, bobbie burnett made a stained glass angel for jennifer's mom susy to help her battle cancer. >> i thought tha
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Oct 1, 2011 6:30pm EDT
monday. campbell's -- it's amazing what soup can do. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much, i appreciate it, i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money ? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. no nonsense. just people sense. >>> throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at a game one of an american league division series would be a big deal for any 6-year-old baseball fan. but last night in arlington, texas, that first pitch was about a whole lot more than baseball. for 6-year-old cooper stone, it was a dream come true, throwing out the first pitch to his favorite player, texas ranger star outfielder josh hamilton. but it was a dream moment that only came after a nightmare. back in july, cooper was enjoying a rangers game with his dad, shannon stone. as a nice gesture to a little fan, hamilton had tried to toss a ball up into the stands for the boy. but as his dad strained to catch it, he fell over the railing. the 39-year-old firefighter died later that night. l
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Oct 10, 2011 5:30pm PDT
. robert bazell, nbc news, chicago. >>> with us here in the studio for more on this, dr. tanya beneson, doctor of internal medicine in new york and our nbc medical director as well. doctor, when a patient comes to you and says, should i take a multi vitamin, what are the conditions? do you ask the patient a series of questions? >> i think a multi vitamin for anybody is fine. it's a great safety net. it's when we get into excessive mega doses of things when you're not deficient, that's where the problem starts. you have to do extensive history, lab analysis before you start supplementing individual items people are doing on their own. >> overall, the brands we all know, a multi vitamin supplement like the woman in the set-up piece says, it doesn't seem like we are getting enough nutrition from our on the go meals and diet these days. that seems about right. >> it's fine to take the multi vitamin. think about the juices, fortified foods. you have to be careful. especially the metals, iron, zinc, copper. just because a little bit is good for you doesn't mean more is better. people seem to
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Oct 18, 2011 7:00pm EDT
start off with. anne thompson here with us in new york. thanks, as always. >>> even with all of this to contend with, there's still no agreement in washington about remedies for the unemployment rate. and a funny thing happened to president obama on the road today, pushing his plan. some bad news regarding a big store chain got in the way. our own kristen welker traveling with the president tonight joining us from emporia, virginia. kristen, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. this is day two of the president's campaign style bus tour, which has been billed as a trip to sell his jobs plan in these key swing states of virginia and north carolina. president obama had harsh words for congressional republicans again today. >> their plan says we need to go back to the good old days before the financial crisis when wall street wrote its own rules. our plan says, we need to make it easier for small businesses on main street. >> back in washington, republicans kept up their counterattacks. >> i know he's desperately interested in trying to blame anybody else. but he's the president
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Oct 13, 2011 7:00pm EDT
but it does give us a colorful glimpse into a fascinating and once hidden world as a king marries a commoner. once hidden world as a king marries a commoner. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. back on september 17, very few people had heard of the protest movement called occupy wall street, but they did and they sure have since then. and so far there have been over a thousand arrests across the united states as the movement spreads. they share a heritage with other big protest movements in american history. some of them have changed history. even though this protest doesn't look the same or take the same shape exactly any two days in a row. it's on the move. the players change. but the center of the message is increasingly resonating. the crowds tell us that. now the polls tell us that. but tomorrow here in new york an important moment arrives right where it all started. it's where we begin tonight with nbc's mara schiavocampo. mara, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. protesters here at zuccotti park are bracing fo
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Oct 18, 2011 6:30pm EDT
welker traveling with the president tonight joining us from emporia, virginia. kristen, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. this is day two of the president's campaign style bus tour, which has been billed as a trip to sell his jobs plan in these key swing states of virginia and north carolina. president obama had harsh words for congressional republicans again today. >> their plan says we need to go back to the good old days before the financial crisis when wall street wrote its own rules. our plan says, we need to make it easier for small businesses on main street. >> back in washington, republicans kept up their counterattacks. >> i know he's desperately interested in trying to blame anybody else. but he's the president of the united states. he sets the agenda, he got everything he wanted, and it didn't work. >> as mr. obama rolled into emporia, virginia, he encountered a stark reminder that it's not the republicans, but the economy that may be his biggest roadblock to re-election. the local lowe's hardware here is one of 20 lowe's stores closing down by thanks giving,
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Oct 7, 2011 7:00pm EDT
>>> on the broadcast tonight america's longest war. a new marker for all of us and an extraordinary woman -- a mother and grandmother, one of the many americans sacrificing on the front lines. >>> fear factor. children pulled out of school in this country while parents give up work they desperately need, all because of the sudden impact of a tough new law. >>> hitting home. new numbers on jobs. it's not getting better. now the anger and the protests are growing. >>> the interrogation. for the first time, the jury hears michael jackson's doctor describe his version of what happened the day michael jackson died. >>> and three women share the nobel peace prize. >>> and three women share the nobel peace prize. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. tonight protesters remain in the streets of a dozen u.s. cities, angry over what's happened to their lives and our country and a big part of that over these last ten years, the two wars we have been fighting. starting ten years ago today. this is the anniversary of the start of the war in af
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Oct 12, 2011 7:00pm EDT
with the new set of numbers tonight. chuck todd in our d.c. newsroom starting us off. thanks. as chuck just reminded us, as we have now seen happen several times just this election cycle, polls come out showing a new gop frontrunner, then the scrutiny begins. so it begins in a big way tonight for herman cain. the man with the economic plan he calls 9, 9, 9, now for a time at least, gets to sample what being number one feels like. tonight, nbc's kelly o'donnell has more on the man of the moment. >> reporter: with his folksy, never been a politician appeal, herman cain has caught fire. >> a lot of people are taking a second look and they are saying, maybe this long shot is not such a long shot. >> reporter: at 65, cain sells his self-made success and personal story. son of a chauffeur and a maid, colon cancer survivor. >> i had a 30% chance of survival. >> reporter: cain climbed the corporate ladder at burger king and then became ceo of the godfather's pizza chain. >> i have actually made hambu hamburgers and pizza and had to sell them and hire crew members. >> reporter: one simple catch
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